Joliet Catholic is a Roman Catholic college preparatory high school sponsored by the Carmelites and Joliet Franciscans to prepare young people for college and for life.
JCA has educated thousands of young adults in Joliet and its surrounding communities for over a century.
The Carmelites have been at JCA since 1933, and the Joliet Franciscans since 1869.
Academic excellence is one of the hallmarks of Joliet Catholic Academy, and students are well prepared to attend the college of their choice after moving through JCA's educational program.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 676 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Joliet Catholic Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
676 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Joliet Catholic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Joliet Catholic is a Roman Catholic college preparatory high school sponsored by the Carmelites and Joliet Franciscans to prepare young people for college and for life. JCA has educated thousands of young adults in Joliet and its surrounding communities for over a century. The Carmelites have been at JCA since 1933, and the Joliet Franciscans since 1869. Academic excellence is one of the hallmarks of Joliet Catholic Academy, and students are well prepared to attend the college of their choice after moving through JCA's educational program.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is Joliet Catholic Academy's ranking?

Joliet Catholic Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Joliet Catholic Academy?

The application deadline for Joliet Catholic Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 676 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Will County, IL is $5,592 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Will County, IL is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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